March 28, 2022
Timor-Leste Set for Presidential Runoff Election Next Month
By Associated Press
Former President Jose Ramos-Horta will face off against current President Francisco Guterres in a second round of voting on April 19.
March 23, 2022
Observations From the First Round of Timor-Leste’s Presidential Election
By Li-Li Chen
The election is set for a second-round run off on April 19. But what did we learn from the first round of voting?
February 28, 2018
Timor-Leste’s Personality Politics
By Khoo Ying Hooi
After months of political deadlock, an early parliamentary election will shape the future of democracy in the young nation.
June 22, 2017
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
By Guteriano Neves and Khoo Ying Hooi
Timor-Leste's election comes at a critical time in the country's development.
March 24, 2017
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
By Jonas Guterres and Khoo Ying Hooi
The new People's Liberation Party, with its promise of a fresh approach, could make waves in Timor-Leste in the future.
February 24, 2017
The Trouble With Timor-Leste’s Consensus Politics
By David Hutt
Stability could not come at the expense of democracy.
May 24, 2016
Timor-Leste's Dangerous Political Union
By Geoffrey Swenson
Ironically, a peaceful transition of power is threatening to undermine democracy in Timor-Leste.